2019 Ram 1500 vs. 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500: Performance, Design, and Features Compared

2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500

Choosing the pickup truck that best fits with your daily lifestyle doesn't have to be difficult! Matt LaFontaine CDJR in Grayling, MI has compiled the following model comparison between the 2019 Ram 1500 and the 2019 Chevy Silverado to make your full-size truck decision easy. If you have any questions regarding either pickup truck, contact us online or give us a call at (989) 710-2086.

For comparison purposes, we will be looking at the 2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn/Lone Star, starting at $38,795 MSRP, and the 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 RST, starting at $38,800 MSRP.

Engine Options and Performance Specs

When choosing the engine that works best with your daily lifestyle, power and precision are important factors in the decision-making process. Between the 2019 Ram 1500 and the 2018 Ford F-150, our experts believe that the Ram 1500 has the best engine options to choose from. With an unbeaten 12,750 lbs. of maximum towing, the Ram 1500 is sure to handle your toughest loads with ease. Listed below are the key engine specs for both the Ram 1500 and Ford F-150.

2019 Ram 1500

2019 Ram 1500 Engine

3.6L VVT V6

5.7L HEMI® V8

5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque


305 HP

395 HP

395 HP


269 lb.-ft.

410 lb.-ft.

410 lb.-ft.

Max. Towing Capacity

7,730 lbs.

11,610 lbs.

12,750 lbs.

Max. Payload Capacity

1,930 lbs.

1,930 lbs.

2,300 lbs.

2019 Chevy Silverado 1500

2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 Engine

2.7L Turbo I4

5.3L EcoTec3 V8


310 HP

355 HP


348 lb.-ft.

383 lb.-ft.

Max. Towing Capacity

11,400 lbs.

12,100 lbs.

Max. Payload Capacity

2,085 lbs.


Design Quality and Reliability

While both the 2019 Ram 1500 and Chevy Silverado 1500 include four-way manual adjustable driver's and front passenger seats, only the Ram 1500 offers automatic headlamps and power windows with one-touch up and down feature. Other interior and exterior features of the Ram 1500 are as follows:

2019 Ram 1500
  • Low beam daytime running headlamps
  • Front fog lamps
  • Rear 60/40 folding seat
  • Optional panoramic sunroof

Safety and Technology Features

Safety and technology are important factors in both pickup trucks, but the 2019 Ram 1500 takes both a step further than the Chevy Silverado 1500. With an advanced multistage front air bag system and electronic roll mitigation, the Ram 1500 assures the safe transportation of you and your passengers. The Ram 1500 includes other safety and tech features such as:

  • Electronic stability control
  • Hill start assist
  • UConnect® 3 with 5-in. display
  • 3.5-in. cluster TFT black and white display
2019 Chevy Silverado 1500

2019 Ram 1500 for Sale in Grayling, MI

Matt LaFontaine CDJR has the 2019 Ram 1500 that fits best with your lifestyle! Come in to test drive your favorite model from our Ram 1500 inventory, then browse our available lease offers and find one that works with your budget. Our team is waiting to answer any question you have, so don't hesitate to call us at (989) 710-2086.

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